Star Trek: Discovery (DSC)
Formerly known as “CBS All Access Star Trek”
RELEASE DATE: Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 9:30pm ET/PT (7:30 CT)
Season 1: 15-episode season set to be released in two chapters, September 2017 (first 8 episodes) and then January 2018 (remaining 7 episodes). The first episode of Discovery will be broadcast on Sunday, September 24th at 8:30pm ET/PT (7:30 CT) on the CBS Television Network in the U.S. Both it and the second episode will be made available on CBS All Access at 9:30pm that same Sunday.
Set in the Prime Timeline, the USS Discovery NCC-1031 and the USS Shenzhou explore the galaxy, 10 years before Kirk takes command of the Enterprise NCC-1701 (TOS).
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself. The series will feature a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
First episode will be broadcast on CBS, then all others will be exclusively on CBS All Access streaming service.
Sunday, September 24 on CBS Television Network airing at 8:30-9:30 PM, ET/PT (time approximate following NFL Football and 60 Minutes).
The series premiere will also be available on-demand on CBS All Access and the second episode of the series will be available on the service that same night (Sept. 24) immediately following the broadcast premiere.
After premiere night, all new episodes will be available on-demand weekly on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S.
The first eight episodes will run from Sunday, Sept. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 5. The season will then resume with the second chapter debuting in January 2018.
CBS All Access Information
CBS All Access details, including currently supported platforms for the CBS streaming app:
|CBS app – free account||CBS app with cable/satellite provider login||CBS app with All Access subscription|
|New ‘All Access’ original shows (i.e. Star Trek: Discovery)||•|
|Full Episodes On-Demand (next day after airing on CBS)||•||•||•|
|Stream Live TV (select markets)||•||•|
|Episodes from current and past seasons of popular CBS shows||•|
|Library of classic TV shows (i.e. all previous Star Trek shows)||•|
Canadian media partner is Bell Media.
Space Channel will launch the first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery on Sunday, September 24 at 8:30 PM ET. The first eight episodes will run from Sunday, September 24 through Sunday, November 5. The season will then resume with the second chapter in January 2018. Every episode will also be available to Space subscribers on the newly launched Space GO app, in addition to being available on Space.ca and participating On Demand channels. Star Trek: Discovery will also stream exclusively in Canada on CraveTV.
All other regions:
The show will be available via Netflix. Each episode of the new series will be available within 24-hours of its U.S. premiere.
Netflix will launch Star Trek: Discovery on Monday, September 25 to countries outside of the U.S. and Canada. The first eight episodes will run from Monday, September 25 through Monday, November 6 with the second chapter in January 2018.
Crew of the USS Discovery
Crew of the USS Shenzhou
Captain Philippa Georgiou
Best known role: Yu Shu Lien, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Chief Medical Officer
Best known role: Jonathan on 30 Rock
Other Federation characters
|Gretchen J. Berg (showrunner)|
|Aaron Harberts (showrunner)|
|Ted Sullivan (supervising producer)|
|Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry|
|Bryan Fuller (early production only)|
|Aron Eli Coleite|
|Gretchen J. Berg|
|Bo Yeon Kim|
|Neville Page||Creature/Alien Designer|
CBS Upfront presentation – May 2017
Announcing the Beginning of Filming – January 2017
San Diego ComicCon “First Look” Teaser – July 2016
Announcement Teaser – May 2016